The Vermilion Knights of Columbus donated $1,000 during their annual shopping spree at McDonald’s Family Foods on December 14.
FurBabies Furever Homes in Lloydminster was the name on the winning ticket, and Cathy Bartley was the contact number.
“I’ve been an animal lover since I can remember; I drove my parents nuts. I am a big believer in adopt, don’t shop. I hate puppy and cat mills. These guys are heroes in my eyes! All rescues are. It’s amazing that the Knights of Colu
The Vermilion Lions Club hosted their annual Santa Anonymous, delivering food and toy parcels to approximately 60 families on December 15.
The program has been running for approximately 40 years, and now services Vermilion, Minburn, Mannville, Clandonald, and Islay. Head elf, Dolores Coates-Lingley, has been volunteering for the past 24 years, and Hannah Thompson has volunteered for the past seven years.
“It’s fun!” said Thompson.
“It’s all about the children and the joy
The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce held the Kick-off to Christmas events on November 22, including the Night Light Christmas Parade titled ‘Oh Christmas Tree’ and the Festival of Trees. With warmer weather conditions, spectators gathered on the parade route to watch as the streets lit up with glittering Christmas lights as the floats passed by, and Santa wished everyone a Merry Christmas.
“The parade started in 1991, and I am so happy for the turnout in all the events. The c
Callie Westling, Fat cat and Johnathan Rees help Vermilion Credit Union kick off the Christmas season with the annual Nightlight Parade on November 23. With favourable weather conditions, spectators gathered on 50th Avenue to watch the street being lit up with glittering Christmas lights as the annual Night Light Parade passed by. Christmas elves merrily waved from this year’s floats, and Santa wished everyone a Merry Christmas at the finale. The Jr. B. Tigers once again held